Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), this course gives you further skills, knowledge – and qualification – in Mechanical Engineering, to help prepare you for a range of exciting roles or career moves, or for further study.

Accreditations and partnerships:

Professional engineering institutions now require engineers to have at least Masters level knowledge, such as an MEng or MSc qualification, to achieve professional registration as a Chartered Engineer.

With many high-tech engineering companies now operating pan-European and globally, Master’s level qualifications are often considered essential for career development.

Knowledge and research that leads the way

The MSc Mechanical Engineering is designed to allow BEng and BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering graduates, and those from related disciplines, to top up qualifications through the MSc-route equivalent of an MEng Mechanical Engineering.

The Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics has a longstanding reputation for offering IMechE-accredited BEng (Hons) and MEng Mechanical Engineering degrees, alongside a range of MSc programmes in related specialised subjects.

Graduates with an in-depth understanding of engineering design and analysis, and the ability to appreciate the challenges of managing complex operations, are in high demand.

Study Details:

MSc One year full-time; two or more years part-time

Module Details:

You will study the following compulsory modules:

  • Masters Group Project.
  • Innovations in Operations Management –
  • Dissertation (Masters).

In addition, you will select optional modules (according to credit requirements):

  • Computer Vision and Modern Control
  • Design of Fluid Systems
  • Structural Integrity in Design
  • Industrial Applications of Vision and Automation
  • Intelligent and Adaptive Systems
  • Mechanics of Composites
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Concurrent Engineering and Design for Manufacture
  • Integrated Electro-Mechanical Systems.

The optional modules available to you may be determined by the subjects you have studied in your degree.

Student Destinations

An accredited Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering provides an essential stepping stone for any mechanical engineer aspiring to take their career to the highest level.

Mechanical engineers are vital to society and the economy. For example, they’re often involved in making maximum use of high-capital plants and operations such as power stations, oil refineries, chemical plants and hospitals.


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Entry Requirements

We require one of the following:

  • a honours degree of 2:1 or above in a related subject, accredited by the relevant professional body
  • a honours degree of 2:2 or above in a related subject, accredited by the relevant professional body, and two years’ relevant engineering experience.

Related subjects include: Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Physics.

Please upload your degree transcript when you complete the online application form.

We can consider applicants who do not meet the normal entry requirements, but who do have relevant professional experience or qualifications. In your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and qualifications.

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